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There are 11 ways to get from Munich to Amsterdam by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Munich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Zob to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

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Train to Nuremberg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train to Munich, fly to Dusseldorf, train

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Dusseldorf (DUS)
  3. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train to Munich, fly to Cologne Bonn, train

  1. Take the train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cologne Bonn (CGN)
  3. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Amsterdam Centraal

Train via Cologne

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
  2. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Amsterdam Centraal

Train

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Oktoberfest Transportation

  1. Take the Oktoberfest Transportation from Campingplatz Obermenzing to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht trainstation

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Munich to Amsterdam

Munich to Amsterdam by train

5 Weekly Trains
8h 33m Average Duration
€102 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

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Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, returning to Germany from Netherlands is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Munich to Amsterdam is to bus which costs €24 - €50 and takes 10h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Munich to Amsterdam is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €95 - €330 and takes 4h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zob and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 33m.

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The distance between Munich and Amsterdam is 669 km. The road distance is 825.2 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Cologne which takes 8h 33m and costs €100 - €210.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Munich to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Munich to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zob station.

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Munich to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Amsterdam is to train via Cologne which takes 8h 33m and costs €100 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €50 and takes 10h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 668.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Munich to Amsterdam via Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf in around 8h 33m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zob to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 5 times a day. Tickets cost €40 - €50 and the journey takes 10h 45m. RegioJet also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €430
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Munich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €800
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Munich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €310
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Flights from Munich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Marienplatz to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
VIAS Rail GmbH
Phone
069 450099650
Email
Kundenservice-Linie10@vias-online.de
Website
vias-online.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
VIAS Rail GmbH
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Abellio
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Piarcoplein
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
RegioJet
Stoke Travel
Phone
+34 937 37 03 73
Email
info@stoketravel.com
Website
stoketravel.com
Bus from Campingplatz Obermenzing to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht trainstation
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€95
Website
Stoke Travel

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The quickest flight from Munich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Munich to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Munich to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Amsterdam is 825 km. It takes approximately 7h 21m to drive from Munich to Amsterdam.

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KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Munich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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